Events Calendar

In local communities across Florida, humanities-rich programming is making a lasting impact in the hearts and minds of Sunshine State residents and visitors alike. Florida Humanities is proud to partner with local community champions to bring you high-quality public programming through Community Project Grants, Florida Talks, Museum on Main Street, and more.

Alert: Some events may be canceled or postponed. We work to ensure that our events calendar remains accurate. We strongly urge you to call the event contact for any program you are interested in to confirm that the event is still planned.

Campus Conversations: Maternal Health and Women’s Knowledge

New College of Florida Music Room, College Hall, 351 College Dr, Sarasota, FL

Hosted by the New College of Florida, this informal conversation will lay out the stakes of maternal health and birthing experience for Black women and their children in particular, bringing together a historian of medicine and a practicing doula to lead a discussion of these issues and share experiences with the audience. Participants include Amelia Villada, local birth consultant, doula, and Hypnobirthing practitioner in our community, and Dr. Maneesha Lal,

The Healing Drum

New College of Florida Music Room, College Hall, 351 College Dr, Sarasota, FL

The New College of Florida will kick off a series of talks on race, health, and wellness with the "The Healing Drum." This program features a dialogue among Dr. Kyaien Connor, an associate professor in the Department of Mental Health Law and Policy at the University of South Florida, Tampa; Cheikh N'Dong, Master Drummer and Music Director for Kuumba Dancers and Drummers; and Dr. Hugo Viera-Vargas, an assistant professor in

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